[VIDEO] Richard Dowden: The Pros & Cons of China in Africa

In a very interesting video blog posted on “Big Think,” the head of the Royal African Society in London, Richard Dowden, shares his views on the pros and cons of how the Chinese are engaging Africa. ¬†While he praises the economic boost that Chinese companies and investment have given to many regions across the continent, he decries the lack of interest that those same Chinese companies have towards the development of equally important civil society initiatives like transparency, human rights and the rule of law.

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